Manpower requirements for hotels are on the rise. Star hotels employ specialized trained staff for their various
departments: food and beverages, housekeeping, accounting, marketing, recreation and other services, computer applicants,
financial management, engineering, maintenance, security, fire fighting and public relations. The key departments in a big
hotel are the Front Office department, Catering department, Housekeeping department, Accounts department, Engineering
department and Personnel department. If you have an aptitude and attitude for service, liking for people, an outgoing and
pleasant personality, capacity for hard work you could be successful in this profession.
After Class XII Diploma/Degree courses in hotel management are offered by Government and privately managed
institutions and operated by hotel chains etc. Selection to most of the courses is conducted through entrance examinations,
which includes a written test, interview and group discussion. All hotels take apprentices and provide them training of 6
months to two years.